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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge – Climate Change

Poetry Photo Prompt Challenge





It’s the middle of the month challenge ~ time for a photo prompt!


This month we will use a photo chosen by last month’s “Photo-Prompt” Poet of the Week ~ Jane Dougherty.



Use the above photo as the inspiration for your poem. Ask yourself questions. Be creative! What does this photo say to you?


I say this picture made me sad. Below is how this photo spoke to me. I’ve written a double Tanka.


Climate Change


The shadows of trees

Reflect retaliation

Birds make swift exit

But where do humans flee to

When there’s no longer safe place?


Nature’s lashing out

At man’s abuse and mistakes

Angels watch above

Planet drowns in salty tears

When will our people awake?


To join in this challenge, visit Colleen’s blog:

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 145 #PhotoPrompt | Colleen M. Chesebro


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